Compared to what the U.S. Navy uses in a year, it’s just a drop in the barrel. But 450,000 gal. of biofuel designated to power a carrier strike group for an exercise next summer is the government’s bulkiest buy to date of what’s known as “drop-in” biofuel. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the landmark $12 million deal Dec. 5. The service is buying a blend of used cooking oil and algae-based biofuel made by Dynamic Fuels—a joint venture of Tyson ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "U.S. Navy Buys 450,000 Gal. Of Biofuel".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.